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Historical Events Happened In July - 23

Saturday, 20 December 2014

1959  On July - 23 vP Richard Nixon begins visit on USSR  

1960  On this day in history 15th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Betsy Rawls  

1961  On this day in history betsy Rawls wins LPGA Cosmopolitan Golf Open  

1961  Esther Dale, actress (Birdie-Ma & Pa Kettle), dies after surgery at 75 on this day in history.  

1964  On this day in history egyptian munition ship "Star of Alexandria" explodes at dockside in Bone, Algeria. 100 die, 160 injured, $20 million damage  

1964  On July - 23 jan PML de Vries, Dutch germanist/folklorist, dies at 74  

1965  On this day in history beatles "Help" is released in the UK  

1966  On this day in history cavern Club in Liverpool reopens  

1966  On July - 23 napoleon XIV releases "They're Coming to Take Me Away, Ha! Ha!"  

1966  Donald Novis, singer/actor (Pajama Game), dies at 60 on July - 23.  

1967  On July - 23 43 killed in racial rebellion in Detroit (2,000 injured, 442 fires)  

1967  Pirate Radio Swinging Scotland closes down for financial reasons on this day in history.  

1967  Race riots claiming 43 erupts in Detroit on July - 23.  

1968  Fred Blasie wins 5th wrestling world championship belt on this day in history.  

1968  PLO's first hijacking of an El Al plane on this day in history.  

1968  On this day in history race riot in Cleveland, 11 including 3 cops killed  

1968  On July - 23 don Lillis, NFL president (NY Jets)  

1969  On July - 23 deli Floyd, writer, dies  

1971  On this day in history van Heflin, actor (Great Adventure), dies at 60  

1972  Eddy Merckx (Belgium) wins his 4th consecutive Tour de France on this day in history.  

1972  The first Earth Resources Technology Satellite (ERTS) is launched on this day in history.  

1973  Ozark AL plane knocked out of the air by lightning, St Louis-36 die on this day in history.  

1973  Eddie Rickenbacker, WW I fighter pilot, dies at 82 on this day in history.  

1974  Greek military dictatorship collapses on July - 23.  

1974  On July - 23 mary Forbes, actress (Nun-Les Miserables, Ivy), dies at 90  

1976  Wings release "Let 'em In" on July - 23.  

1976  On July - 23 wilhelmina Von Bremen, 4X100 relay sprinter (Oly-gold-32), dies at 64  

1977  Washington jury convicts 12 Hanafi Moslems on hostage charges on July - 23.  

1977  On this day in history rené de Vos, Dutch actor/composer (Jij Bent Mijn Leven), dies at 79  

1978  On July - 23 israeli cabinet rejects Sadat's call for return of 2 Sinai areas  

1979  On July - 23 e Bowell discovers asteroid #2736 Ops  

1979  On July - 23 keith Godchaux, rocker (Grateful Dead), dies in a car accident at 31  

1980  Billy Carter admits to being paid by Libya on July - 23.  

1980  River of No Return Wilderness Area designated by Jimmy Carter on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In July - 23

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0645  Yazid I, Sixth caliph of Islam (d. 683) was born on July - 23.  

1301  On July - 23 birth of duke Otto of Austria (d. 1339)  

1339  Louis I, Duke of Anjou/King of Naples (Battle at Poitiers) was born on this day in history.  

1401  On July - 23 birth of francesco Sfoza, soldier  

1503  Anna Jagello, Queen of the Romans (d. 1547) was born on July - 23.  

1659  On this day in history birth of antonius Schultingh, [Schultingius], Dutch lawyer  

1705  Francis Blomefield, English topographer (d. 1752) was born on this day in history.  

1734  On this day in history birth of antonio Maria Gasparo Sacchini, opera composer [or Jun 14 1730]  

Famous Deaths In July - 23

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0945  Richarius, bishop of Luik (922-45), dies on July - 23.  

1227  On this day in history death of qiu Chuji, Chinese Taoist (b. 1148)  

1373  Birgitta van Sweden, Swedish saint, dies on this day in history.  

1403  Death of Henry Percy, [Harry Hotspur], killed in battle at 39 on July - 23.  

1531  On July - 23 death of louis de Brézé, seigneur d'Anet, Marshal of Normandy and husband of Diane de Poitiers  

1568  On this day in history don Carlos, son of Spanish king Philip II, dies at about 23  

1581  Georges Lalaing, viceroy of Friesland, dies on July - 23.  

1584  Death of John Day, English printer (b. 1522) on this day in history.